New fish species are moving into the Canadian Arctic as its waters warm

New fish species are moving into the Canadian Arctic as its...

In 2016 and 2017 commercial fishers near Cambridge Bay in Nunavut were surprised when they pulled in sockeye salmon — because they were expecting...
Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns abruptly

Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has spent his two years in office pushing for new oil development across Arctic Alaska’s lands and waters, is...
After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic Alaska

After delay, planning resumes on a controversial 200-mile road through Arctic...

Plans for a new 200-mile road cutting through the foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska's Arctic are back on track now that a...
Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Across the Arctic, cities, highways, railroads, oil fields and other structures inhabited by or used by people perch precariously on permafrost that is warming.Now...
Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming, says study

Current climate policies put the world on track for 3.3C warming,...

KATOWICE, Poland — Average world temperatures are on course to far exceed the main goal set in the 2015 Paris Agreement on limiting global...
Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to Ottawa

Canada’s biggest Arctic science gathering draws more than 1,000 participants to...

If you think science is boring or doesn’t have much to do with your life, you may be surprised by what researchers are talking...
Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable — territory, scientists warn

Climate change is pushing the Arctic into unprecedented — and unpredictable...

Changes in the Arctic are pushing the region into uncharted territory, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Every year...
Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Fishery managers approve an ecosystem plan for the fast-changing Bering Sea

Federal fisheries managers have approved a new Bering Sea ecosystem plan that officials say will help guide decisions as conditions rapidly change in the...
Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

Alaska Native whalers celebrate recent gains for Indigenous whaling at IWC

UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — A few days before Alaska Native whaling crews set out to into the Arctic Ocean in October, a congregation of several...
Arctic contribution to sea-level rise is accelerating, study finds

Arctic contribution to sea-level rise is accelerating, study finds

Melting land ice in the Arctic — glaciers and the Greenland ice sheet — contributes nearly a third of the water responsible for global...